Bay Area officials are racing to put together proposals to buy hotels and motels as the state prepares to hand out hundreds of millions of dollars for properties that can be turned into permanent housing for homeless people. The Homekey program, created in the recently passed state budget, will give California cities and counties $600 more
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Daybreak Health launches online mental health therapy for teens amid the pandemic’s mental health crisis [TechCrunch].
Working with a team of ten trained mental health clinicians, the Y Combinator -backed startup Daybreak Health is working with Bay Area high schools to provide mental health support for teens. Alex Alvarado, Siddarth Cidambi, and Luke Mercado, the three co-founders of Daybreak Health, either worked with startups in the health care industry or consulted on more
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author’s own. By Renee Fabian It’s no secret that trying to find a psychotherapist in California who accepts your health insurance is becoming more difficult. Where I live in Los Angeles, it’s easy to find a therapist (or 20) in a more
The Lord of the Rings actor opens up about the importance of carrying on his late mother Patty Duke’s legacy in mental health advocacy. Although actor Sean Astin is famous for his memorable roles in iconic films like The Goonies, Rudy, the Lord of the Rings trilogy and recently Netflix’s Stranger Things, he’s also known more
Unlike other illnesses, mental illness has a stigma attached to it, and we as a society are just not that equipped to help those suffering in our midst. Despite the rising cases of depression, anxiety, suicide, and general mental health awareness, we still don’t know how to support those living with mental health conditions. To more